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Novel Phage Therapy Saves Patient with Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infection

Scientists and physicians at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, working with colleagues at the U.S. Navy Medical Research Center – Biological Defense Research Directorate (NMRC-BDRD), Texas A&M University, a San Diego-based...
25-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Funds UC San Diego Amazonian Center of Excellence in Malaria Research

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The Amazonian Center of Excellence for Malaria Research, headed by Joseph Vinetz, MD, professor of medicine and tropical disease specialist at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, will receive up to approximately $8.3 million over...
21-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Survey: Nearly 60 Percent of Seniors Use Cell Phones While Driving

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With April designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness month, a team of researchers at the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has released survey...
21-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Using CRISPR to Reverse Retinitis Pigmentosa and Restore Visual Function

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Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health, with colleagues in China, have reprogrammed mutated rod photoreceptors to become...
17-Apr-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rock Tour “Text2Give” Supports Immunotherapy at UC San Diego Health

Rock star drummer Rikki Rockett feels very lucky to be on tour with his band, Poison, this spring. A year ago, he didn’t know if he would survive tongue cancer. But after participating in an immunotherapy clinical trial at Moores Cancer Center at...
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health Scores an A for Safety and Quality from Leapfrog Group

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The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that advocates quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system, has named UC San Diego Health to its biannual list of hospitals with the highest safety standards in the country. UC San...
17-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Four Related Papers, Researchers Describe New and Improved Tools for Stem Cell Research

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In a new paper, a large team of researchers led by senior author Kelly Frazer, PhD, professor of pediatrics and director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine at University of California San Diego School of Medicine describe a new collection of 222...
4-Apr-2017 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Birth Weight Is Risk Factor for Fatty Liver Disease in Children

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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with a cohort of clinical collaborators from across the United States, have demonstrated the impact of low and high birth weights in developing Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease...
4-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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